What to do in Florence
There are so many things to do and see in Florence that synthesize them all in this page would have been impossible. We will suggest you those one that, according our opinion, are unmisseable. We leave you the task to discover all the other beauties of our city.
The Cathedral, the Baptistery and Brunelleschi's Dome.
The Cathedral with its facade in white and green marble abducts the eye. The bell tower was designed by Giotto although he has never seen it finished. The Baptistery is one of the oldest buildings in Florence and is there from the fourth century.
Ponte Vecchio in Florence
The most beautiful bridge in Florence and one of the most photographed in the world. When the Vasari Corridor was built on the Ponte Vecchio, the butchers and the greengrocers were moved out in favor of goldsmiths and craftsmen, which were considered more appropiated trades to the beauty of the place.
The Uffizi Gallery
The journey begins with the fourteenth-century room, then a crescendo of beauty: Botticelli, Leonardo, Signorelli, Perugino, Durer, Caravaggio. Plan a full day for the visit, wear comfortable shoes, and enjoy the show.
La Basilica of Santa Croce
Santa Croce is the Franciscan basilica par excellence, one of the oldest and most magnificent ever built by the Franciscan order. Ugo Foscolo, called it the place that kept the "Urne dei Forti" (tombs of the greatest in Italy).
The church of Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella is one of the most beautiful and important churches in Florence. Recently restored, has regained all the beauty and magnificence of its polychrome marble.
Also called the Museum of Michelangelo, for the abundance of the works of the Florentine genius, the Galleria dell'Accademia currently holds also sculptures of other artists and paintings from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century. The most important work of the Gallery is undoubtedly Michelangelo's David.